Severe Thunderstorm Warning and Flash Food Warning For Fredericksburg Area
Numerous streams, roadways and creeks could flood. Be cautious.
There is a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for the Fredericksburg area until 6:45 p.m. and a flash flood warning in effect until 9 p.m. for Fredericksburg, northeastern Spotsylvania County and south central Stafford County, according to the National Weather Service.
Flash flood prone areas include: Benchmark Road at Tidewater Trail, White Oak Run, Muddy Creek, Snow Creek, Massaponnax Creek, Hazel Run, Long Branch, Little Falls Run, Falls Run, Fall Quarry Run and England Run.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall can cause flash flooding of these creeks, streams and roadways.
Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the road.